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Cho, Margaret

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Most widely held works by Margaret Cho
Miss Representation by Jennifer Siebel Newsom( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Like drawing back a curtain to let bright light stream in, Miss Representation uncovers a glaring reality we live with every day but fail to see. Directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the film explores how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women in influential positions in America and challenges the media's limiting and often disparaging portrayals of women, which make it difficult for the average girl to see herself as powerful. Stories from teenagers and provocative interviews with politicians, journalists, activists, and academics like Condoleezza Rice, Nancy Pelosi, Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow, Lisa Ling, Rosario Dawson and Gloria Steinem build momentum as Miss Representation accumulates startling facts and statistics that will leave the audience shaken and armed with a new perspective."--Container
Art 21 art in the twenty-first century( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 37 diverse artists, taking viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration
Face/off by John Travolta( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) must go undercover to investigate the location of a lethal biological weapon planted by his arch rival, terrorist-for-hire Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage). After undergoing a radical surgical procedure, Archer literally "borrows" Troy's face and identity to carry out his mission. But things go awry when Troy, emerging from a coma, is transformed into Archer and wreaks havoc upon his life, both at work and at home
I have chosen to stay and fight by Margaret Cho( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedian and activist Cho's righteous comic rage finds its targets with pinpoint accuracy and is meant not only to entertain but also to champion the civil liberties and raise awareness for the social injustices that are her impassioned causes--among them freedom of expression; gay rights; racial discrimination; and capital punishment. It is this blend of comedy and fervor that awakens the devotion of her legions of fans and permeates this book--her vehement, principled, and resoundingly funny political platform to shake us loose of the politics of disillusionment and get us through the years ahead. This book chronicles Cho's adventures and misadventures in political activism and lays out what's right in no uncertain terms.--From publisher description
Do I sound gay?( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a break-up with his boyfriend, journalist David Thorpe embarks on a hilarious and touching journey of self-discovery, confronting his anxiety about "sounding gay". Enlisting acting coaches, linguists, friends, family, total strangers, and celebrities, he quickly learns that many people, both gay and straight, often wish for a different voice. What starts as a personal journey becomes a chance to unpack layers of cultural baggage concerning sexuality, identity, and self-esteem
Drop dead diva( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Life can really throw you curves--especially in this breakthrough comedic drama. "Drop dead Diva" tells the story of Deb, a shallow model who dies in a sudden accident. By a twist of fate and a bolt of divine intervention, her soul resurfaces in the body of Jane, a smart, plus-sized and recently deceased attorney. As she confronts the challenges of her adventurous new life, love and career, she must learn to reconcile her beauty queen ways with her brilliant new mind--finding surprises at every turn"--Container
Drop dead diva( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the story of a shallow model who dies and comes back as an intelligent, overweight lawyer seeking the meaning of inner beauty
The lost room by Craig R Baxley( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1960s, an unknown event at the Sunshine Motel caused ordinary things in Room 10 to transform into items of wonder: indestructible objects with extraordinary powers that are sought by those who know their secrets
Drop dead diva( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the car accident that left Grayson in a coma, Jane finds herself struggling with her desire to reveal herself as Deb when he wakes up; Teri enlists Grayson to help her firefighter boyfriend after he is sued for rescuing a neighbor from a burning building; Parker organizes a bachelor party for Grayson, who incidentally gives a stripper legal advice that leads to her subsequent firing; Jane is held at gunpoint while picking up the wedding rings; and much more
I'm the one that I want by Margaret Cho( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film captures comedian Margaret Cho at home in San Francisco, in her first appearance at the Warfield Theater. The spine of the show is the appalling true story of her experiences starring in the short-lived ABC sitcom "All-American Girl," the first mainstream television comedy built around an Asian-American family. Although her character was based on herself, the network decided to revamp her appearance and her personality. Her kidneys collapse, her show is canceled, and she begins a descent into booze, pills, and self-loathing. Ms. Cho spins lack of self-esteem into comic gold, and the eventual resurrection of her own voice, her own shape, and satisfaction with being the one she wants
M. Butterfly : a drama by David Henry Hwang( Recording )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by an actual espionage scandal, a French diplomat discovers the startling truth about his Chinese mistress
Drop dead diva( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lifetime's critically acclaimed hit series, 'Drop Dead Diva, ' returns for a fourth season with 13 new episodes. Joining the series' roster of top name guest stars is Kim Kardashian ('Keeping Up with the Kardashians'), who makes her multiple episode debut in the season opener
Call me lucky( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Call me lucky tells the story of Barry Crimmins, a beer-swilling, politically outspoken and whip-smart comic whose efforts in the 70s and 80s fostered the talents of the next generation of standup comedians. But beneath Crimmins' gruff, hard drinking, curmudgeonly persona lay an undercurrent of rage stemming from his long-surpressed and horrific abuse as a child, a rage that eventually found its way out of the comedy clubs and into the political arena"--Container
I am comic : an ode to the art & occupational hazards of stand-up comedy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses backstage access and candid interviews to explore the world of stand-up comedy, revealing the psychology of its practitioners
Drop dead diva( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brooke Elliott stars as Jane Bingum, a shallow model who dies and is reincarnated as an excellent, plus-sized attorney. Jane suddenly has a new guardian angel and several new cases, including a student accused of cheating on the SATs, a baseball player tagged for murder, and a beauty pageant contestant who believes the contest she is in is fixed. Not only that, 'Old Jane' returns in another person's body. Let the fun begin!
Notorious C.H.O.( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stand-up comedy performance by comedian Margaret Cho
Drop dead diva( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All will finally be revealed as the gang gets back together for one last season in Lifetime's critically acclaimed series. Brooke Elliot stars as Jane, a brilliant plus-sized attorney whose body is taken over by a shallow model's soul. As she takes on difficult and unusual cases, she also tries to resolve her relationship with Grayson. Will the two finally find true love? Featuring a talented cast, including Margaret Cho
It's my party by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bright young L.A. architect who is about to lose his battle with AIDS decides to end his life rather than face debilitation, but first he decides to throw the greatest farewell party of all time
Falling for Grace( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace Tang is an ambitious Wall Street banker determined to work her way up the ladder of life and out of working-class Chinatown. Mistaken as a famous heiress from Hong Kong, Grace is suddenly swept into the inner circle of Manhattan's elite and ushered into the arms of New York's most eligible bachelor. What follows is a whirlwind of romance and white lies, as Grace carefully negotiates her personal ties to Chinatown and the politics of Wall Street and high society--Container
Cho revolution( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stand-up comedy performance by comedian Margaret Cho
 
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I have chosen to stay and fight
Alternative Names
Margaret Cho actrice américaine

Margaret Cho actriz estadounidense

Margaret Cho Amerikaans actrice

Margaret Cho amerikansk skådespelare och komiker

Margaret Cho amerikansk skodespelar

Margaret Cho amerikansk skuespiller

Margaret Cho comica, stilista e attrice statunitense

Margaret Cho US-amerikanische Stand-Up-Comedian und Schauspielerin

Margret Cho

Чо, Маргарет

מרגרט צ'ו

מרגרט צ'ו שחקנית אמריקאית

مارغريت تشو

مارگارت چو بازیگر آمریکایی

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マーガレット・チョー

趙牡丹 American stand-up comedian

Languages
English (129)

Korean (1)

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I'm the one that I wantM. Butterfly : a dramaNotorious C.H.O.It's my partyMargaret ChoI'm the one that I want